Welcome to Freshman Health
All Grades are up-to-date as of 11/20/13 on Panthernet.com
Next week is a short week for Thanksgiving. We will working on our Muscular Diagram and preparing for a test on the Muscles of the Body on the 26th of November. The class that drops on Tuesday (BP6) will be taking the test 8th period on Monday, Nov. 25th. The Muscular System Computer Game is linked to the Website to aid the student when studying for the test. You can find it in the Links Section!
IN CLASS--> Skeletal System Test (report to the Library for Test!)
NEXT WEEK--> Muscular System Diagram
UPCOMING TEST(s)--> Skeletal SYSTEM Test will be on 11/21/13!
Muscular DIAGRAM Test scheduled for 11/26/13
PROJECT--> Start on Assignment 4.
Assignment 3: Boys' Classes Should be Done by 11/15/13
Girls' Classes Should be Done by 11/21/13
This Quarter, You will learn about the Body, as a machine. The Body will be broken down into Systems, in which we will learn: the Organs involved; How they work; Why we need them; the Maintenance involved; as well as the Injuries & Illnesses that can affect them.
Health/ PE Set Up:
If you have Health in the 2nd Quarter, You will have PE again in the 3rd Quarter; You will have Health again in the 4th Quarter.
1st, 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Qtr: Mrs. Karas: 9th gr. HEALTH
1st & 3rd Qtr: Mr. Hutson: 9th gr. Girls PE/ Mr. Frank: 9th gr. Boys PE
2nd & 4th Qtr: Mr. Hutson: 9th gr. Boys PE/ Mr. Frank: 9th gr. Girls PE
Quarter Grading in Health:
40% Participation "Effort"
40% Unit Tests
Semester Grading in Health/ PE:
40% 1st Quarter Grade
40% 2nd Quarter Grade
20% Theology of the Body (in place of Midterm Exam)
Please Note: One's Theology of the Body Grade for the Semester will be found in the Semester Exam Column of your First Semester & End of Year Report Cards.
Please Note! PE will start for the Second Quarter on Friday, 11/1/13. Please bring a school lock, your PE Uniform, sneakers, deodorant, an extra pair of socks, comb, etc. with you to the appropriate locker room when you report for class on Friday.
PROJECT UPDATE---Wednesday, 10/30:
All rubrics should have been handed in by the end of school, yesterday, 10/29/13.
If I do not have a rubric for a student and it was your responsibility to grade that student- points will be deducted from your grade and my rubric will count twice (for myself, and for the student who is missing a peer evaluation from you.)
have been invited to Karas 13-14 Class Wiki through our
Please Remember to check the Homework Section of the Website on the Daily Basis.
I understand that there have been questions about viewing & grading projects. There is a rubric that should be printed out in the handout section of this website. Go to www.pbworks.com, click on 1st & 3rd quarter students, click on your class and then click on the outbreak link next to the students that you are to grade. Peer Evaluation assignments are posted on my classroom door. You will have to download their project to view it. Please, be positive and make comments in the space provided on the rubric. If there is a missing link, speak with the student and have them link their project.
Do not stress. I will hopefully be in tomorrow to answer any questions you may have. I promise it will all work out!
Thanks for your patience.
Upload and Link the "wmv" version of your Outbreak Project to Karas 13-14 Class Wiki by 8:00 p.m. on 10/22/13. (Directions are found, step by step, in the Handout Section!)
You will have until the 10/27/13 to Review and Assess your Peer's Projects.
Peer Evaluation Assignments are posted on my classroom door this week.
I will collect your Completed Self-Evaluation & (3) Peer-Evaluation Rubrics--Total: 4 Rubrics-- on Monday, October 28th, first thing, in class!
The Project Assignments are detailed in the Project Reminder Section of the Website.
*Our Projects are progressing as we should all have
completed Project Assignments 1,2,&3.
*We have found our 12 pictures that illustrate our speech!
*We have documented the sources of our pictures in MLA
*We have watched the Tutorial on How to use the
Photostory 3 program.
*We have begun to upload our pictures into Photostory &
put them in order.
*We are currently matching our pictures with the
corresponding portion of the script.
* We have recorded our script & previewed the final project.
* We have saved the project as "last name-p-class-Outbreak"
and converted our "wp3" to a "wmv"